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Cloud
Sony expands X-Series portable speaker range with three new models
The company says the SRS-XG300, SRS-XE300 and SRS-XE200 all contain high-quality and powerful sound pressure due to X-Balanced Speaker Units.
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Music
Hand-on review: Sony X-Series XG500 Portable Bluetooth Speaker & Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones
For as long as I can remember, Sony have been known as purveyors of quality sound. I leapt at the opportunity to review two of their latest products.
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Portable speaker
Hands-on review: JBL Go 3 - the ultra-compact portable with punch
Those of us who equate big sound with big speakers will be pleasantly surprised by the Go 3.
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Huawei
Hands-on review: Huawei Sound
When I think about buying a speaker for my space, Huawei does not usually come to mind.
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Bluetooth
Review: BlueAnt X5 bloody good Party Speaker
It’s portable, battery-powered, small and looks pretty good but still manages to pack a real punch.
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Audio
BlueAnt brings the party home with the X5 speaker
With a proven record of sound-quality at an affordable price, this speaker is bound to be a bestseller in the portable party speaker market.
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Bluetooth
Hands-on review: BlueAnt X3 speaker: Local, affordable and good quality!?
BlueAnt’s newest product is a sturdy Bluetooth portable speaker that is being released at just $239.95. But is it any good? Yes. Yes it is.
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Wireless speakers
Hands-on review: The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
When I connected from my laptop, I was literally blown away. There is no doubt plenty of volume to please those with no regard for their tympanic membranes, but I’d like to keep what’s left of my hearing for a while longer.
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Unified Communications
Review: Polycom's VoxBox may be the last speaker you'll need
Super clear voice in both directions, Bluetooth connectivity, and a sleek form factor - what else can you ask for?
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Music
The portable speaker war rages on as new competitor enters the ring
Harman announced that two of their best portable speakers are making their way to NZ.
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Bluetooth
Braven introduces lightweight, durable and loud Bluetooth speakers
Braven recently announced two new speakers the Braven Ready Pro and Braven Ready Solo.
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Wireless speakers
UE Wonderboom giveaway, last chance to enter
Wonderboom giveaway winner will be announced on Thursday! This is your last chance to enter.
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Logitech
Hands-on review: UE Wonderboom punches above its weight for sound quality and value
If you’re looking for an affordable, durable, portable speaker with crisp sound quality for day-to-day use, the Wonderboom makes a solid case.